January 14, 2020

Colombia's Superintendence of Industry and Commerce Modifies Rates for 2020

Holland & Knight Alert
Danilo Romero Raad | Camila Lopez

Through Resolution No. 50576 of 2019, which has been in force since Jan. 1, 2020, the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC) in Colombia increased its official fees for the procedures regarding Industrial Property, which involves New Creations (patents, layout designs of integrated circuits and industrial designs) and Distinctive Signs.

As an example, the entity established the official fees for filing a trademark application in one class for approximately US $290 (approximately 954,500 Colombian pesos) and each additional class at approximately US $145 (approximately 477.000 Colombian pesos).

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